Top independent film producer, Alicia Van Couvering, joins Film in Limerick…

first_imgLifestyleArtsNewsEducationTop independent film producer, Alicia Van Couvering, joins Film in Limerick for online masterclassBy Cian Reinhardt – April 23, 2020 826 INDEPENDENT film producer, Alicia Van Couvering will join Film in Limerick on Wednesday, April 29, for a free ‘creative producing’ online film masterclass through Innovate Limerick.The masterclass is the latest in the Wednesday Workshops series and is open to anyone in the Mid-West with an interest in filmmaking.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Ten years ago, at the age of 22, American film producer, Van Couvering got her big break as the producer on Lena Dunham’s first feature Tiny Furniture, which launched Dunham’s career and became the basis for the hit HBO series GirlsSince then she has continued to champion indie directors and collaborate with indie stalwarts including Joe Swanberg, Ry Russo-Young, and Olivia Wilde. Van Couvering has worked with some of the most exciting young actors in Hollywood including Rebecca Hall, Anna Kendrick, Greta Gerwig, and John Krasinski, as well as big stars like Julia Roberts and Kevin Bacon.Regional Film Manager Paul C. Ryan said Van Couvering is someone who built a “remarkable career” making personal films “with the best new talent in the industry”. “Alicia is someone who has built a remarkable career doing just that and continues to find and develop original exciting stories,” Said Mr Ryan, adding, “and I’m looking forward to hearing about her experiences and her advice for local producers looking to jump into making their own features”.In 2012 Van Couvering was listed as one of 10 producers changing Hollywood by The Wrap and her name continues to be attached to brave and original storytelling.  She is set to make her first feature with an Irish director this coming year as producer of ‘The New World’ – the feature directorial debut from Irish actor, writer, and director, Sharon Horgan (Pulling, Catastrophe, Divorce).With her extensive experience finding, developing, and producing indie hits, Van Couvering will share her journey and insights in to developing films with new directors and how to build a flourishing career as a creative producer.The session with Alicia Van Couvering is the third of 10 free online Wednesday Workshops events that Film in Limerick has developed for aspiring and practicing filmmakers in the Mid-West. The initiative is supported by Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board. Register for the event here Facebook Email Students in Limerick colleges to benefit from more than €1.5M funding to assist with online learning Limerick schools urged to get involved in STEM challenge Previous articleAbbeyfeale company getting back to workNext articleWATCH: Highlights of Limerick’s 1973 and 2018 All Ireland Wins Cian Reinhardthttp://www.limerickpost.ieJournalist & Digital Media Coordinator. Covering human interest and social issues as well as creating digital content to accompany news stories. [email protected] WhatsApp Print Linkedincenter_img Belltable:Connect invites applications for Translating Live to Online Workshops this Autumn Advertisement Film in Limerick Launches New Documentary Film Scheme Limerick social entrepreneurs honoured for their work in response to covid-19 TAGSartseducationfilm in limerickIrelandlifestyleLimerick City and County RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Limerick Senator has beef with meat industrylast_img read more

Border businesses hoping to benefit from Perry / B.R.A. initiative

first_img WhatsApp Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota By News Highland – May 1, 2012 Previous articleGweedore pharmacist is new IPU presidentNext articleDonegal Co Council considered €116 million capital programme News Highland Twitter Google+ Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Facebook Border businesses hoping to benefit from Perry / B.R.A. initiative Pinterestcenter_img Google+ 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report An initiative is to be launched to address the concerns of small businesses in border counties, and make it easier for them to operate both North and South.Junior Enterprise Minister John Perry has agreed to bring a Border Regional Authority delegation to meet with Minisetr Richard Bruton and also to formulate a plan to address the challenges being faced by businesses in the border counties.Donegal County Council is now preparing a submission for that plan, in conjunction with the County Development Board.Cllr Patrick Mc Gowan, a member of the BRA, says it’s an important initiative………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/mcgow1pm.mp3[/podcast] RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Newsx Adverts Twitter Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Pinterest Facebook WhatsApplast_img read more